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A Bus Rider with Skin Cancer 
I was sitting at the bus station one day waiting for the bus to arrive so I could go to school. I noticed the person who was sitting next to me. She …

Skin Cancer on an Overcast Day Not rated yet
My Husband and I were on a cruise around New England and Nova Scotia. One of the days was quite overcast but pleasant so we decided to read a book around …

My Brother Had Skin Cancer Not rated yet
Four years ago my brother called and told me that he had a medical appointment. He was going to Cleveland to see a specialist. He said he’d talk to me …

My Last Suntan Not rated yet
I had a bump come up on the side of my nose, around the top that my eyeglasses would cause to be red from time to time. I waited quite some time …

Close Encounters of the Cancerous Kind Not rated yet
Almost every male in my family has had Skin Cancer at one point or another in their lives. Luckily they all caught it and had it taken care of …

A Very Scary Moment Not rated yet
My name is Becky and I am a 31 year old mother of one. I used to be an avid swimmer and sunbather as well as an occasional user of the tanning bed. …

My Cousin has Basal Cell Carcinoma  Not rated yet
The blue eyes of my cousin are what I used to envy. She simply loves enjoying the Sun on beaches. It was few days back when she was having some rough …

Skin Cancer - A Paiful Experience Not rated yet
My dad was suffering from skin cancer and it was becoming very painful for him with every passing day. He never drank, smoked but he was a very spiritual …

Skin Cancer in the Family Not rated yet
As a child living in South Florida sunbathing and fake tanning has always been a popular activity among my classmates. My parents always warned me …

Basal Cell Carcinoma Not rated yet
Six years ago, at the age of 30, I was diagnosed with Basil Cell Carcinoma ( Basal Skin Cancer ) on the tip of my nose. I was never a ‘tanner’, didn’t …

The Life I Almost Never Got to Have Not rated yet
One day while I was meandering in school, everyone started making mad fun of me. They used cutting words like loser, jenkum, and zombie. They claimed …

Thankful for a Persistent Wife! Not rated yet
Whether you call it nagging or persistence, I'm thankful for a wife who forced me to finally visit the dermatologist a few years ago after she spotted …

Dad's Close Call with Skin Cancer Not rated yet
My Dad had been warned by his Dermatologist to watch out for moles. His first incidence had come about a few years earlier. A mole had been growing …

Age Spots or Skin Cancer Not rated yet
When I was in my late thirties I noticed that I had a dark brown spot about the size of an eraser on my index finger on my right hand. Hearing that …

The Cindy Crawford Mole Not rated yet
Suddenly I thought I was becoming very glamorous by developing a mole right above the left corner of my mouth. If you remember the model Cindy Crawford, …

Prevention and Early Detection Can Benefit Skin Cancer Not rated yet
My aunt who was diagnosed by a rare case of Skin Cancer is just 42 years old and now she is extremely scared of the harmful UV rays of the sun. …

I've Had Cancer  Not rated yet
I’ve had cancer, Skin Cancer . I’ve had moles removed several times over the years. I’ve been to multiple dermatologists who have told me to use …

My Uncles Skin Cancer Survival Story Not rated yet
I had an uncle who had developed Skin Cancer when he was working abroad. His family was in India and he was working in Dubai. He used to come …

Skin Inflammation or Cancer ? Not rated yet
She was just a normal adolescent girl, playful, vibrant, out going. Never in her life would she have imagined that you would be a victim of cancer. …

Skin Cancer in Birth Marks  Not rated yet
When I was in the 11th grade I had a few birth marks that started to change. They grew and grew as if some one had spilled ink on my skin so my mother …

My Cousin and Basal Cell Carcinoma Not rated yet
My cousin who is now in her mid 40s has Basal Cell Carcinoma or Basal Skin Cancer . She had Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery a year ago but now it …

Looking For an Excuse Not rated yet
I was 24 years old and on my way to a dermatologist for some acne on my face. I met with the doctor and everything went fine. I thought to myself …

Prevention Surgery Not rated yet
I had a large hemangioma on my forehead that was progressively reacting worse and worse to the sun and other conditions. I was a weekly beach goer …

The Disease that Distorts Us  Not rated yet
One of my relatives suffers from Skin Cancer . She had been suffering from the disease for the past few years. It is becoming worse all day. It …

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When My Niece Had Skin Cancer Not rated yet
One of the tormenting experiences you face is when your dear one, a child just over a year old, has Skin Cancer . The doctor accidentally, while …

Benefit Concert Not rated yet
I grew up in sunny southern California. As kids we would ride our bikes to the beach almost everyday. No sunscreen in those days. I can remember …

My First Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma Not rated yet
I first learned about Basal Skin Cancer when I was about 45 years old. I had a sore on my eyelid - actually right between my eyebrow and eyelid. …

Hereditary Skin Cancer Not rated yet
I believe there is a definite hereditary genetic component to Skin Cancer . Both my parents had extensive skin cancers on their faces, backs …

Skin Cancer Not rated yet
Skin Cancer is the malignant growth on the skin that can arise due to many reasons. It develops on the epidermis which makes its detection possible. …

Complete Coverage Not rated yet
During the winter, I lived in the tropics, in the Southernmost City of the Continental United States. During the summer, I traveled to an Oceanside …

Skin Cancer: Causes and Preventions Not rated yet
Now-a-days, skin cancer is becoming more common among us. The main cause for the Skin Cancer is the over exposure to sun. The UV rays coming …

Dealing with Skin Cancer Not rated yet
I am all too familiar with the affects of skin cancer and the dangers that go along with it. I have a grandfather who is always needing to go to the …

Skin Cancer Not rated yet
Until last year I was desperate for the sun ... sat so much and had a superb bronze, although I have light skin color with blonde hair and blue eyes. …

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